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CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida, United States — SpaceX said Monday it will fly two people to the moon next year, a feat not attempted since NASA’s Apollo heyday close to half a century ago. Tech billionaire Elon Musk — the company’s founder and chief executive officer — announced the surprising news barely a week after launching […]
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has cut by half the number of traffic constables assigned to the nightshift due to mounting extortion complaints, mostly from cargo truck drivers. From around 700 personnel at any given time, the number of enforcers deployed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. was reduced by 50 percent starting Feb. […]
Traffic enforcers in Mandaue City are strictly inspecting credentials of apprehended drivers after the enforcers caught in two weeks five drivers with fake licenses. Glenn Antigua, Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) chief for operations, said they were alarmed by the apprehensions. “Na-alarma mi kay murag daghan man. Naa pa kuno daghan ana mostly (jeepney) […]
For those needing quite a bit more space than in a Golf or a Touareg, Volkswagen is launching a new large van called the Crafter. The Crafter is a nine-seat van available in two variants: The Crafter 35M measures 5905mm long x 1933mm wide x 2415mm tall, with a 3665mm wheelbase. Price is P2.5 […]
Volvo Cars, the Swedish premium carmaker has announced several important updates to its 90 series cars, delivering new safety, powertrain and connectivity updates. Volvo’s smartphone integration offer, which already includes Apple CarPlay, will now come with Android Auto functionality in Volvo’s large driver interface. “Volvo Cars is the only car maker with a split screen […]
Foilacar Industries calls it “a wrap” after it recently finished its contract in foil-wrapping luxury casino resort Okada’s fleet of Mercedes-Benz Maybach limousines. Here’s the news from Foilacar: Dubbed as “Manila’s Grand Icon, Okada is touted as the destination of choice for entertainment and to experience luxury on a global scale. “ We wanted the […]
If there’s one thing that isn’t first on the blame list for the daily horrendous traffic we go through these days, it’s definitely the influx of new automobiles that roll out into our roads every single month.
There’s no getting around it: four-wheeled vehicles are massive metal beasts; motorcycles are not. When collisions happen, motorcycles and their riders get the worst of it, regardless of who’s at fault.
Volkswagen Philippines shared this video they produced, spreading love and positive vibes on the streets of BGC and on social media. The name Love Bug was originally used in the movie Herbie the Love Bug, a 1968 Walt Disney movie produced in 1968 and became the first in a series of films and was based […]
Starting today, public utility jeepneys (PUJs) coming from P. Burgos Street in Makati City will no longer be allowed to turn right on Edsa-Guadalupe as part of a move to gradually ban the “King of the Road” from Metro Manila’s busiest thoroughfare. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), in coordination with the Metropolitan […]